Jesse L. Martin, Betty Buckley and Melissa Errico in "The Threepenny Opera" and Mandy Patinkin in Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People" highlight this summer's 49th Williamstown Theater Festival under…
Pan Arabic satcaster MBC (Middle East Broadcasting) has acquired controversial doc "Umatilla," which has found a decaying stockpile of weapons of mass destruction in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Yale Repertory Theater will host a Russian company performing a stage adaptation of a Chekhov story next season, with such productions becoming a theme of new artistic director James Bundy's…
English-language Latino network Si TV is staffing up in preparation for its fall launch.
Robert Redford's Sundance Channel has acquired Michael Winterbottom's "In This World," Golden Bear winner at last month's Berlin Film Festival, for its new U.S. theatrical distrib venture.
The SAG Foundation's year-old Conversations program, designed to bring together stars and rank-and-file thesps, is expanding into the realm of kid actors and their families.
Some shows should advertise "very" limited engagements. "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," starring Whoopi Goldberg and Charles S. Dutton, had been announced to end June 29. On Thursday, the producers of…
Finnish helmer Aki Kaurismaki has pulled out of Sunday's Oscars ceremony, where his "The Man Without a Past" is nominated in the Foreign Language section, in protest at the start of the war with Iraq.
New Yorkers in search of artistic rather than political reasons to love or hate the French will have plenty to dig into during next month's 9th Avignon/New York Film Festival.
After long delays, helmer Sergio Rubini's "L'anima gemella" (Soul mate) and Paolo Virzi's "My Name is Tanino" will be released April 11 and May 30 respectively under a distribution pact between Italo…
Ratings information for most of Wednesday's primetime programs was unreliable in preliminary nationals from Nielsen due to break-in coverage for the outset of the war on Iraq.